Nova Scotia Express Entry Labour Market Priorities

Nova Scotia Express Entry category reopens for new applications

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Popular Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry category one of four pathways to province for Express Entry candidates Nova Scotia briefly reopened one of its most popular Express Entry-linked immigration categories for up to 225 new applicants on November 17.  Known as Category B of the Nova Scotia Demand: Express Entry Stream, it is one of four […]

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Express Entry nears 2017’s invitation record after setting new October high

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IRCC has issued 74,200 Express Entry ITAs in 2018, leaving it just 11,823 shy of record Last month saw the Government of Canada more than double the number of invitations to apply for permanent residence that it issued to Express Entry candidates in October 2017, leaving it less than 12,000 invitations away from last year’s […]

Minimum score decreases by five points in latest Express Entry draw

Minimum score decreases by five points in latest Express Entry draw

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Government of Canada issues 3,900 invitations to apply for permanent residence in rare Monday draw The Government of Canada has invited 3,900 Express Entry candidates to apply for Canadian permanent residence in a draw held Monday, October 15. The minimum Comprehensive Ranking System score for this invitation round returned to 440, which is the lowest […]

Saskatchewan releases Entrepreneur Expression of Interest draws schedule

Saskatchewan largest EOI draw at lowest scores to date for Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand candidates

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SINP also removes two professions from In-Demand Occupations List The Province of Saskatchewan has invited 853 candidates in its Express Entry and Occupations In-Demand immigration sub-categories to apply for a provincial nomination in the largest draw yet from its new International Skilled Worker Expression of Interest pool. A total of 359 Express Entry sub-category candidates were issued […]

Express Entry set multiple records in the 3rd quarter of 2018

Express Entry set multiple records in the 3rd quarter of 2018

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Number of ITAs issued in Q3 reached 22,800 and new monthly records were set for July and September The Government of Canada’s Express Entry economic immigration system had a banner third quarter of 2018, issuing a record high number of invitations to apply for Canadian permanent residence over the months of July, August and September. […]

British Columbia PNP issues 351 invitations to apply

British Columbia PNP issues 351 ITA’s for a provincial nomination

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A total of 351 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination were issued to Skills Immigration and Express Entry BC candidates on October 3. The October 3 British Columbia Provincial Nominee Program (BC PNP) draw saw minimum scores ranging from 65 to 91 points depending on the category. The points are assigned when candidates register through the […]

Manitoba issues 592 invitations

Latest Manitoba Expression of Interest draw issues 392 invitations to apply

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The Manitoba Provincial Nominee Program issued a total of 392 invitations to apply for a provincial nomination to skilled workers in the province and overseas in an invitation round that took place September 28, 2018. Of the 392 invitations, 191 Letters of Advice to Apply (LAAs) for a provincial nomination went to candidates in the Manitoba Provincial Nominee […]

International migration to Canada reached record levels

International migration to Canada reached record levels in second quarter of 2018

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International migration accounted for 82 per cent of population growth between April 1 and July 1 International migration to Canada reached an unprecedented level between April 1 and July 1, 2018, driving an overall population increase that was the second largest recorded for a three-month period since 1971. Canada’s population grew by 168,687 in the […]

Canada's Immigration 100 Draws

Express Entry: How Canada’s main economic immigration system has evolved over 100 draws

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Express Entry is now the main source of permanent residence applications for economic immigration to Canada. Canada’s Express Entry economic immigration selection system has come a long way since its introduction in January 2015. Express Entry manages the pool of candidates for Canada’s main economic immigration categories — Federal Skilled Worker Class, Federal Skilled Trades Class and Canadian Experience […]

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Newfoundland and Labrador publishes list of employers designated under Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program

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Provincial government is encouraging foreign nationals to contact listed employers The list of Newfoundland and Labrador employers taking part in the Atlantic Immigration Pilot Program has been made public, and the provincial government is encouraging foreign nationals to get in touch with them. The list contains 172 employers that have been designated by the Government […]